Urgent Announcement : Asian Schools Chess Championships Application Result

The Official Players are
1. Praneal Balan (NYCC U8 Boys 2nd) for U7 Boys
2. Yee Hao Loong (NYCC U10 Boys 3rd) for U9 Boys
3. Muhd Adam Sufi Md Rizam (NYCC U12 Boys 4th) for U13 Boys
4. Yeoh Yuan Hui (NYCC U14 Boys 1st) for U15 Boys
5. Tin Shan Wen (NYCC U18 Boys 1st) for U17 Boys
6. Vissnupriya Prushotman (NYCC U10 Girls 3rd) for U11 Girls
7. Damia Qaisara Fahmi (NYCC U12 Girls 4th) for U13 Girls
8. Nur Faiqah Aminuddin (NYCC U16 Girls 2nd) for U15 Girls.
The players must pay for the flight ticket, registration fee, and entry fee on your own. All participants listed above have been notified by emails from mcfselection@gmail.com. Please liaise with En Hamid (019-3158098 or aham@pc.jaring.asia) for more details.

Malaysian Chess Championship 2019 Update (2 May 2019)

Greetings everyone.

As of today, we have received a total of 46 names that have registered for MCC 2019 – 37 players in the Open Section and 9 players in the Women Section. As we are looking to further promote the event, the last day to register is 14th May 2019 as such, NO PENALTY will be imposed for registration received from 1st until 14th May. No more entries will be accepted after 14th May as that would be the final day to register.

Appreciate your support for the event.

National Junior Training Program

The Institute for Chess Excellence and the Malaysian Chess Federation is launching a National Junior Training Program as a platform for the development of our best young talent.

Sessions with be weekly, on Saturdays for four hours, from 1-5 p.m., and be facilitated by FIDE Licenced Trainers.

There will initially be five regional centres, the first being at the Institute for Chess Excellence (central) followed by Johor (south) and then north, east and in either Sabah or Sarawak).

International Masters and FIDE Trainers Jimmy Liew and Mas Hafizulhelmi who were the leaders of their generations will be amongst the local coaches.

This initiative of the Malaysian Chess Federation is not intended to compete with local and foreign coaches and academies working with Malaysians but to increase the competitiveness of our players

Grandmasters and International Masters who are recognised as top trainers internationally will also be invited to conduct master classes and workshops quarterly.

Enquires can be made to Peter Long by email to peterlong@aol.asia or via WhatsApp to +60183688662

World Cadet and World Youth Qualification

World Cadet U8, 10, 12 Chess Championship 2019 at Weifang, China (20/8 to 2/9)

Refer to https://www.fide.com/index.php?option=com_fidecalendar&view=fcalview&aid=1514

Criteria to qualify for this event:

1. The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested.

2. The position of Official player shall be awarded to the player in the sequence of NYCC 2019 results ie Champion, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

3. The deadline for application submission to MCF is 15th June 2019.

World Youth U14, 16, 18 Chess Championship 2019 at Mumbai, India (1/10 to 13/10)

Refer to https://www.fide.com/index.php?option=com_fidecalendar&view=fcalview&aid=1513

Criteria to qualify for this event:

1. The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested.

2. The position of Official player shall be awarded to the player in the sequence of NYCC 2019 results ie Champion, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

3. The deadline for application submission to MCF is 15th July 2019.

Submit your application to :

mcfselection@gmail.com
tsepin@gmail.com
Cc.
aham@pc.jaring.asia

46th Selangor Open Chess Championship 2019

There was an incident during the 4th Round of the 46th Selangor Open Chess Championships 2019 being held in Kuala Lumpur.

A Malaysian player, Mohd Syukur Razali playing against Ian Udani from Philippines was caught with a mobile phone with the position on the board reflected on the mobile.

He was immediately disqualified and withdrawn from the event.

As per FIDE regulations, his results from the earlier rounds stands, as there was no proof he cheated in those games.

Further announcements will be made after the conclusion of the event.

FIDE Regulations:
In an individual Open tournament, the offender shall be excluded from the final ranking. Each of the offender’s games shall be considered a loss, but the score for the opponent shall remain unchanged. All games shall be reported as unplayed.

We will comply with all FIDE regulations concerning cheating. All the games he played on this tournament will not be included for rating purpose.

15th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2019


The Uzbekistan Chess Federation under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the World Chess Federation (FIDE), has the honour of inviting all Asian National Chess Federations to participate in the 15th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2019 to be organized in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 19th June (arrival) to 29th June (departure) 2019.

Criteria to qualify for Asian Schools Chess Championships 2019:
1. The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested.
2. In view that NYCC 2019 is an even age-group event while Asian Schools is an odd age-group, all the players who have qualified will be sorted according to their FIDE Std Rtg May 2019 release (except for qualification for Asian Schools U7 category).
3. The position of Official player shall be awarded to the player who write in with highest FIDE Std elo rating (May 2019 release). The exception will be NYCC U8 category where the final standing shall be used to decide the qualifier for Asian Schools U7 category.
4. The NYCC 2019 Category champion shall be given priority to be represented as Official player in this event.
5. The deadline for application submission to MCF is 5th May 2019.

Those interested can write to:

mcfselection@gmail.com
tsepin@gmail.com
Cc.
aham@pc.jaring.asia

Rgds
Tse Pin

2019 CTCA International Chess Open

Chinese Taipei Chess Association (CTCA) has the honor to invite all national chess federations to participate in the 2019 CTCA International Chess Open to be organized in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from 17th July (arrival) to 25th July (departure) 2019.

Those interested can write to:

mcfselection@gmail.com
tsepin@gmail.com
Cc.
aham@pc.jaring.asia

Download Prospectus: 2019 CTCA Chess Open regulation2019 CTCA Chess Open-Registration Form.doc2019 CTCA Chess Open-Registration Form.docone-day-kaohsiung-city-tour2019 CTCA Players Information Sheet

 

Asian Junior (Open & Girls) Chess Championship 2019

On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Indonesian Chess Federation (PERCASI) has the honor of inviting all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the Asian Junior (Open & Girls) Chess Championship 2019, to be held in the central Java with exotic Javanese cultural center: Solo, Indonesia from 30th June (arrival) to 09th July (departure) 2019.

Those interested can write before 15 May 2019 to:

mcfselection@gmail.com
tsepin@gmail.com
Cc.
aham@pc.jaring.asia

Download Prospectus: Regulations of Asian Junior 2019